From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. This page is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.
For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA
Pedagogy in Victoria
The PoLT Initiative Research Base
The New Basics/Productive Pedagogies initiative in Queensland brought together a number of elements - the teacher, the classroom, leadership and assessment - in the change process.
Research on Learning: Implications for Teaching, edited and abridged extracts (Word - 266Kb) Department of Education (April 2005) - This paper comprises a range of edited and abridged extracts from a larger report commissioned by the Office of Learning and Teaching. In the previous paper Research on Human Learning, key theories of human learning were discussed together with factors that affect learning. This current paper explores the implications that these learning theories have for pedagogy.
The ACE Experience Pedagogies for life and employability 2004 (PDF - 499Kb) research described in this report is an investigation of the pedagogies and contexts that are characteristic in ACE and that foster and develop generic skills and attributes amongst ACE learners.
Pedagogy around Australia
New Basics Project - The New Basics project is about improving the learning outcomes of students and allows community members, teachers and students to work together to ensure that the richness and relevance of students' academic and social growth is enhanced.
The Queensland School Reform Longitudinal Study (QSRLS) - The Queensland School Reform Longitudinal Study (QSRLS) is the most extensive observation study of classroom practices conducted in Australia. It was commissioned by Education Queensland (EQ) and conducted by researchers from the School of Education, The University of Queensland, from 1998 to 2000.
Learning, Teaching and Assessment Guide - The Learning, Teaching and Assessment Guide is a growing resource that supports educators implementing the Tasmanian Essential Learnings Framework, a curriculum for learners from birth to age 16.
New South Wales
Learning and Teaching
Department of Education and Children's Sevices - The Core Learning Program exposes Principals/Directors, school based leaders and staff to leading edge research regarding learning and complementary constructivist pedagogies and methodology.
South Australian Curriculum, Standards and Accountability Framework from Birth to Year 12 - The website contains information and materials that will support educators in their understanding and use of the framework.
Educating for the 21st Century Policy (PDF - 58Kb) - South Australia's Department for Education and Children’s Services statement of the ideals and aims for the education of children who will leave school in the 21st Century.
Curriculum directorate - The website site has been designed especially for teachers and for other professionals working in education and provides information to assist in the day-to-day activities and teaching carried out in the classroom.
Northern Territory Curriculum Framework - The Northern Territory Curriculum Framework (NTCF) identifies learning outcomes for all Northern Territory learners in classes from Transition to Year 10. It provides the major elements of curriculum, around which schools can develop flexible teaching and learning programs that are inclusive of the varied pedagogical approaches of educators, assess learner progress and report on the outcomes achieved.
Australian Capital Territory
ACTivatED Curriculum Documents - In July 2007, the Every chance to learn - Curriculum framework for ACT schools, Preschool to year 10, Phase 2 Trial Draft set the foundation for a new approach to curriculum development in ACT schools.